“Beekeeping teaches you to let go of the black-and-white world and participate in the natural world, which is not predictable,” says Bike a Bee founder Jana Kinsman.
This week’s featured gig poster was designed by local artist Andy Burkholder.
Activists call on city to redirect $95 million toward education of kids, not cops.
More than 100 agave spirits will be poured on Sunday, October 15.
The Annoyance Theatre’s 30th anniversary party, Robot Riot at Emporium Arcade Bar, and more happenings from October 13-15
Newcomers from five countries discuss the differences between eating here and in their homelands, where they dine out and shop for ingredients, what kinds of adaptations they’ve had to make, and which American foods they’re learning to love.
“Sometimes I like to go to the stores here just to see the quantity of products that you can choose,” Elizabeth Franco says.
“Because we have similar spices, similar flavors, Indian and Pakistani food makes sense for Ethiopians,” Tigist Tesfaw says.
“If I write it down that would be American food,” Francine Maombi says.
Watching the watches at the Chicago International Film Festival + The foodways of Chicago’s new immigrants
‘;’l;,’l,; Sun 10/15: Barrel of Monkeys, a group known for transforming children’s stories into sketch comedy, begins a run Sunday afternoons of their tentpole show That’s Weird, Grandma at the Neo-Futurarium (5153 N. Ashland). 2 PM, $15; $10 students, seniors, and veterans; $5 children 12 and under
Watching the watchers at the Chicago International Film Festival
A play by Moonlight author Tarell Alvin McCraney and a paranoiac drama by British playwright Dawn Hall are among this week’s best bets.
Brandon Phillips of the Duck Inn creates a kosher cocktail with poached ground whitefish.
Long-haul truckers from across the country know to pull off on Exit 9 in Gary for a taste of home.